Why Investors Are Betting On MNCs Over Homegrown Drugmakers

Investors have shown a healthy appetite for shares of multinational pharmaceutical companies, even as stocks of homegrown drugmakers continue to struggle. Stocks such as Sanofi India Ltd. are trading at fresh record highs, while Lupin Ltd. is trading near fresh 52-week lows. Year-to-date returns show that MNC stocks such as Sanofi India, Pfizer Ltd. and Abbott India Ltd. have given positive returns, while…

India may get thrown out of MSCI Indices

MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of research-based indexes and analytics, announced today that it is closely monitoring developments related to the concerted announcement by three Indian stock exchanges, including the two principal exchanges, of the imposition of anti-competitive measures restricting the accessibility of the Indian equity market. MSCI is evaluating the measures’ potential…

India’s Biggest Dairy Is Betting On Eating-Out Boom

More Indians are eating out as a growing economy boosts incomes. That’s what the No. 1 dairy in the world’s biggest milk-producing nation is betting on to extend its dominance. Amul expects its next wave of growth from institutional sales—supplying everything from milk and curds to butter and cheese to hotels, restaurants and caterers. The…

Risky Business

Most things are going well for most investors. So let’s talk about risk. People are masters at discounting risks that threaten the continuation of their past success. Winning feels good, but winning and then assuming you’ll keep winning indefinitely by doing what you just did is pure heaven and too hard to let go of. Risk hides…

A perfect SAT couldn’t get this guy into the Ivy League – but he persevered and now runs a business that makes millions

Patel grew up in Las Vegas and lived in the Sky Ranch Motel for 16 years of his childhood. Shaan Patel, 26, an entrepreneur from Las Vegas, Nevada, has never quite followed the expected path. He spent his formative years growing up in the Sky Ranch Motel, a self-proclaimed budget motel that his family owned…

Meet Asia’s New Manufacturing Powerhouse: Vietnam

Vietnam’s manufacturing is on a steady uptick fueled by its young population and cheaper wages Don’t Miss Out   If you thought Asia’s manufacturing giants are just China, South Korea and Thailand, say hello to a new one: Vietnam. Its benchmark purchasing managers’ index for manufacturing has expanded — a reading above 50 — every month since Aug. 2013,…

6 tech trends for 2015 that will change our future

  Technology and innovation can be frustrating to watch in action. That’s because there usually isn’t much action — just incremental change with occasional flashes of brilliance. But the only way to truly understand what’s happening and why is to keep watching. Breakthroughs from years ago are finally leading to real products and services today….